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This paperweight, in the shape of a horned goat, was distributed as part of one or more of Dr. John R. Brinkley's unsuccessful campaigns for the office of Kansas governor. Dr. Brinkley, a physician from Milford, Kansas, until his medical license was revoked in 1930, was famous for his advocacy of goat gland transplants. He ran as an independent write-in candidate for governor of Kansas in 1930, 1932, and 1934.
Date: Between 1930 and 1934
Item Number: 210691
Call Number: 1966.55.7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210691
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Physicians
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Museum
Date - 1930s
Government and Politics - Elections
Objects and Artifacts - Furnishings
People - Notable Kansans - Brinkley, John Richard, 1885-1942
Thematic Time Period - Great Depression and Dust Bowl, 1929-1941
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts